Leading character in a film, book or play, who is devoid of heroic qualities
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An antihero is a main character in a story who does not act like a traditional hero. Examples of antiheroes are Marvel Comics The Punisher & Deadpool, Sega's "Shadow The Hedgehog", DC's Batman, Catwoman of Batman, Sweeney Todd, Light Yagami from the Death Note manga/anime series, Billy the Kid, Robin Hood, Kratos from the God of War video-game franchise and Prince Hamlet from the Hamlet play by William Shakespeare. Most of the time it means a character in fiction, television, or movies. Sometimes it is used to mean a living person or person from history.

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